Tieline Bridge-IT II Codec Unveiled At NAB 2024

Tieline the Codec Company will unveil the highly anticipated new Bridge-IT II and Bridge-IT XTRA II IP audio codecs at NAB 2024.

The new codecs are designed to deliver affordable, reliable, and high quality broadcast solutions for:

  • Home studios and simple remote broadcasts
  • Studio-to-Transmitter Links (STLs)
  • Studio-to-Studio Links (SSLs)
  • Multi-unicasting and Multicasting applications.

The new codecs include all the favorite first-generation Bridge-IT features: a front panel screen and keypad for simple menu navigation, XLR analog and digital AES inputs, a wide range of encoding options, and support for multi-unicast and multicast connections. New features to support modern networking requirements include:

  • Native support for AES67, ST2110-30, ST2022-7, Livewire, RAVENNA and AMWA NMOS IS-04 and IS-05.
  • Two full-duplex mono connections, or full duplex stereo.
  • Multiple Ethernet and AoIP ports.
  • Failover to another connection, HTTP stream, or audio file playback.
  • Support for wireless cellular modems.

The codecs support automated failover and SNMP for STL links. SmartStream PLUS redundant streaming and Fuse-IP data aggregation are also included as standard. They also connect over SIP with devices that are EBU N/ACIP Tech 3326, 3347 and 3368 compliant. The ToolBox HTML5 web-GUI and optional Cloud Codec Controller software provide real-time monitoring and remote management of connections. 

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